David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Noel A Heiks: Optoelectronic component. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Jonathan D Baskin, Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, December 14, 2006: US20060278821-A1

Provided are optoelectronic components which include an optoelectronic device mounted on a silicon substrate and a flexible circuit electrically connected to the optoelectronic device.

David Sherrer
David W Sherrer: Optical device package. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Shipley Company, Jonathan D Baskin, Rohm and Haas Electronic Material, December 14, 2006: US20060278814-A1

An optical microbench configured to facilitate wafer-level testing of opto-electronic devices is provided. The optical microbench includes an optoelectronic device mounted to a wafer in which the optical microbench is provided. The optical microbench also includes a beam deflector provided in the wa ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
David Gibson, Giles Humpston, Belgacem Haba: Soldered assemblies and methods of making the same. Tessera, Tessera, LERNER DAVID et al, December 14, 2006: US20060278997-A1

A microelectronic element is mounted to a substrate using solder elements disposed at least partially within vias of the substrate. The vias have tapering walls. During reflow of the solder, the microelectronic element may move toward the substrate. Such movement may be impelled, for example, by int ...

Erwin Meinders
Erwin Rinaldo Meinders, Gerardus Rudolph Langereis, Joachim Wilhelm Hellmig: Recorder, a disc and a method for recording information on a disc. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Philips Intellectual Property & Standards, December 14, 2006: US20060280071-A1

When recording information in tracks or in a two-dimensional pattern care must be taken not to irradiate the adjacent tracks or pits. This results in a loss of data density on the recording medium because of the track pitch or pit distance that must be observed. A reduction in track pitch is possibl ...

Matthias Bauer
Paul D Brabant, Joseph P Italiano, Chantal J Arena, Pierre Tomasini, Ivo Raaijmakers, Matthias Bauer: Epitaxial semiconductor deposition methods and structures. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 14, 2006: US20060281322-A1

Methods for depositing epitaxial films such as epitaxial Ge and SiGe films. During cooling from high temperature processing to lower deposition temperatures for Ge-containing layers, Si or Ge compounds are provided to the substrate. Smooth, thin, relatively defect-free Ge or SiGe layers result. Retr ...

Eugene Fitzgerald
Carl Dohrman, Saurabh Gupta, Eugene A Fitzgerald: Electro-absorption modulator device and methods for fabricating the same. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, December 14, 2006: US20060279829-A1

An electro-absorption light intensity modulator device is provided that comprises a first and a second layer disposed relative to the first layer so as to provide a light-absorbing optical confinement region. The first layer comprises a first insulator layer, and the light-absorbing optical confinem ...

Viola Frank J, Krehel Gregg, Pedros Guido: Battery powered surgical instrument. Tyco Healthcare Group, Viola Frank J, Krehel Gregg, Pedros Guido, TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP, December 14, 2006: WO/2006/132992 (447 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler has a handle assembly including a stationary handle and a trigger. The stapler also has a drive assembly with a body having a working end and a cam member supported on the working end. The cam member is positioned to translate relative to the anvil to maintain the anvil in the clo ...

Yamamoto Toshihiro, Kai Takahiro, Komori Masaki, Miyazaki Hiroshi: (Ja) 有機金属錯体及びこれを用いた有機電界発光素子, (En) Organic metal complex and organic electroluminescent device using same. Nippon Steel Chemical, Yamamoto Toshihiro, Kai Takahiro, Komori Masaki, Miyazaki Hiroshi, NARUSE Katsuo, December 14, 2006: WO/2006/132173 (229 worldwide citation)

(EN) Disclosed is an organic electroluminescent device (organic EL device) having an improved luminous efficiency, an adequate driving stability and a simple structure. Also disclosed is an organic metal complex suitable for such an organic electroluminescent device. Specifically disclosed is an org ...

Beetel Robert J: Instrument for surgical operation using sensor. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 14, 2006: JP2006-334417 (180 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an instrument and/or system for surgical operation, sensing a plurality of parameters and factors in a targeted surgical operation region.SOLUTION: This instrument for surgical operation includes a gap determination element and a tissue contact determination element, ...

Sharif Ahmadi Dr Seyed M, Arjomandi Fay: System and method of controlling a mobile device using a network policy. Mobidia, Sharif Ahmadi Dr Seyed M, Arjomandi Fay, INGALLS Doran, December 14, 2006: WO/2006/130960 (160 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling a mobile device based on a network policy, wherein the network policy is stored on the mobile device when a server or acess point is accessed. When a packet is transmitted, it is sent only if it meets the policy parameters as established by the network policy. Parameters may ...